Going Steampunk (you could say, “under construction”)

Going Steampunk (you could say, “under construction”)

When asked, “Are you going Steampunk?” this globe says it all. Inside the miniature world of a swirling, glittering snow globe, tiny workmen on ladders remodel a plain fairy cottage into a steampunk dwelling, adding watch gears, an elaborate rooftop and riveted metal embellishments. Shake the globe and watch the world shimmer with gold microdust, … Continue reading

Explorer – Steampunk Airship globe

Explorer – Steampunk Airship globe

A ship in a bottle? An airship in a snow globe. With glittery, star-sparkled dust carrying it on an adventure, Starship Explorer rides the airwaves. Five inch glass globe containing a tiny steampunk zeppelin and sailing ship below, when shaken, the liquid-filled globe shimmers with gold and iridescent microdust. Custom copper plates riveted into four … Continue reading

You are my Sunflower

You are my Sunflower

There once was a girl who loved sunflowers, and animals, and rainbows, and riding her wooden swing high above the trees. She loved to smile; she was kind and gentle, and thoughtful in her ways. The world was a better place when she laughed. She was perfect and she was loved.   “You Are My … Continue reading

A Song Only She Could Hear

A Song Only She Could Hear

Experimenting. I wanted to express emotions, ideas and yearnings with the movement of clay — but this one took me by surprise. Although I was feeling a sweet, dreamy, thoughtful face when I made it, when finished, I felt certain that this tiny being was listening to a song that only she could hear. And … Continue reading

Grow Old With Me (sparkle water globe)

Grow Old With Me (sparkle water globe)

A wisp of a lyric, written on the wind, “Grow old with me, the best is yet to be.“ – John Lennon and Robert Browning had the same idea.   Along those simple lines, a snow globe holds a couple of indeterminate age, holding each other as the world swirls round them. Shake the globe … Continue reading

Below the Storm – Submarine Snow Globe

Below the Storm – Submarine Snow Globe

What if someone was diving who did not know that all kinds of storm was raging above? Swimming, as it were, Below the Storm. This piece is just that: the quiet calm place below the storm, where we explore and delve into mysteries of the deep.     One of a kind snow globe, with … Continue reading